मुँह

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀼𑀳 (muha), 𑀫𑀼𑀖 (mugha), from Sanskrit मुख (múkha, mouth, face, visage), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *múkʰam, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *múkʰam.

Doublet of मुख (mukh), a tatsama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʊ̃ɦ/
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Noun[edit]

मुँह (mũhm (Urdu spelling منہ‎)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
    तुम्हारे मुँह में क्या है?
    tumhāre mũh mẽ kyā hai?
    What's in your mouth?
    Synonym: मुख (mukh)
  2. (anatomy) face
    उसने मेरे मुँह पर पानी डाला।
    usne mere mũh par pānī ḍālā.
    He put water on my face.
    Synonym: चेहरा (cehrā)
  3. direction
  4. (figurative) regard, consideration
  5. (figurative) reputation

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989) , “मुँह”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons